Gözleme, Turkish savory pancakes, are pancakes of Turkish origin. Indeed, you can fill Gozleme with different types of fillings, minced meat, vegetables spinach, zucchini, peppers, to which we add cheese. 

Gözleme; Turkish savory pancakes

You can also add eggs and spices. These pancakes are usually served as a Ramadan appetizer.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Turkish
Servings 6
Calories 475 kcal


For the Gozleme pancake batter:

  • 400 g all purpose flour
  • 250 ml of lukewarm milk
  • 40 g butter
  • 1 Tablespoon of tablespoon dry yeast

For the stuffing:

  • 1 Teaspoon of salt
  • 1 Tablespoon of sugar
  • 200 g of minced meat
  • 50 g of grated cheese
  • 1 Piece of chopped onion
  • ½ Piece red pepper
  • 1 Bunch of parsley
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 2 tablespoon tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 Teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper


For the dough

  • Start by preparing the dough
  • Take out the butter so that it softens to the room temperature
  • In a bowl, pour lukewarm milk and the yeast.
  • Mix to dilute the yeast.
  • In a bowl, put the flour, salt and sugar. Mix well.
  • Gently add the lukewarm milk and the soft butter.
  • Knead the dough for about 10 minutes until the dough is no longer sticky and smooth.
  • Form a ball and cover it with a damp cloth.
  • Set it aside for 1 hour at room temperature.
  • While the dough is resting, prepare the stuffing.

For the stuffing:

  • Chop the onion and garlic.
  • Wash and cut the pepper into small cubes
  • In a frying pan, heat the olive oil and brown the onion with the garlic
  • Add the minced meat; then salt and pepper to your liking
  • Add the pepper with the spices.
  • Cook for about 10 minutes over a medium heat; after that let cool.
  • When the dough is ready, divide it into several pieces.
  • Sprinkle your work surface with flour
  • Now, roll out the dough portions with a rolling pin.
  • Place in the center of each dough 1 tbsp. of the stuffing
  • And then cover half of the dough with the cheese.
  • Seal your dough.
  • In a crepe maker or skillet, cook the pancakes for about 5 minutes per side.
  • Serve hot or warm.
  • Enjoy your Gozleme


Serving: 1PieceSodium: 1784mgSugar: 2.56gFiber: 2.6gCalories: 475kcalFat: 22.5gProtein: 12.9gCarbohydrates: 56.8g
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